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LePage orders his chiefs to give him final say on new hires

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AUGUSTA | In a memo sent to members of his Cabinet on Wednesday, Gov. Paul LePage demanded that no new hire be made without …
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Bald eagle released in Orrington after rehabilitation

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A bald eagle has returned to the wild. Mary Bird, transport volunteer with Avian Haven, and Maine Game Warden Dave Georgia Jr. …
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Gov. Paul LePage in April made his case against raising the state's minimum wage or municipal minimum wages.

A community radio station fact-checked a LePage speech. Here’s what it found

Back in April, Gov. Paul LePage stood up at a monthly breakfast forum and told the crowd that seniors had demanded he stop the minimum …
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Bangor’s newest restaurant opening tonight

Chesterville teen in critical condition after near drowning

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ROME | A Chesterville teen is in critical condition after a swimming accident Thursday …

Outdoors

Emily Neil of Westborough, Massachusetts, used her ears more than her eyes to identify and locate grassland birds in northern Maine last month, serving as a field technician for a survey to assess the need for conservation of declining species.
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A rare birder indeed

The email was titled “rare birder.” It described a woman sent to Aroostook County by Massachusetts Audubon and other organizations to survey grassland bird species. …

Health

Fear the sparkler, other July Fourth safety tips

While most Mainers will spend the Fourth of July gazing skyward at dazzling fireworks displays, some — if they’re not careful — will end up …

Food

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Bangor’s newest restaurant opening tonight

The much anticipated new restaurant in Downtown Bangor, Evenrood’s, is opening its doors tonight (July 2) at 5 p.m. Patrons are encouraged to call for …

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